Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global provider of critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, has received the Above and Beyond Award by the Department of Defense ESGR (Employment Support for the Guard and Reserve), the company said.
The Award recognizes employers who have gone above and beyond to promote supportive work environments for members of the US National Guard and Reserve.
Two Everbridge leaders received the prestigious Patriot Award from the Department of Defense ESGR. The award is nominated by a currently serving service member for the support and latitude granted by their supervisor or manager. The two Everbridge leaders recognized are Joe Pappalardo, Director of Sales, and Riz Karim, Vice President, Global Services and Support.
Everbridge recently established an in-house Military and Veterans Resources Group, comprised of currently serving or veteran members of the Armed Forces and those interested in giving back to the veteran community at large. With a focus on fostering camaraderie, the Group provides a platform for shared experiences, ensures a strong “landing pad” for Everbridge team members, and identifies volunteer and fundraising opportunities to benefit veteran´s organizations.
Established in 1972, ESGR is the lead US Defense Department program promoting cooperation and understanding between civilian employers and their National Guard and Reserve Employees. ESGR is supported by a network of more than 3,750 volunteers in 54 committees located across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam-CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
Everbridge is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations´ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com.